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Changes To North Carolina Voting Laws Could Put Thousands Of 2016 Ballots At Risk

A review of Republican-backed changes to North Carolina’s voting rules indicates as many as 29,000 votes might not be counted in this year’s election if a federal appeals court upholds a 2013 law. Besides banning voters from voting outside their assigned precinct on Election Day, this law also prevents them from registering the same day they vote during the early voting period.

July 15, 2016
Hillary Clinton Campaigning

The Politics Of You

Hillary Clinton spoke forcefully about voting rights and reminding the country of how far right the Republican Party has moved over 50 years.

June 8, 2015

Winning Against The Oligarchs

Americans can and must fight back against voter suppression, campaign finance loopholes, and other tricks from the 1 percent.

March 28, 2015

To Defeat GOP’s Restrictive Voting Laws, Debunk ‘Voter Fraud’

Growing up in Jim Crow Arkansas, Bill Clinton saw how the state’s dominant political and racial elite maintained power by suppressing the rights of minority voters who threatened their authority – and as a young activist worked to bring down that illegitimate power structure. So when Clinton says “There is no greater assault on our […]

February 28, 2014

An Election Report That’s Actually Useful?

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) — In “stuff that matters” news, the Bauer-Ginsberg Commission on election administration issued its report today. Well, it’s not clear that the commission is actually important, but the topic certainly is. U.S. elections are poorly run, and getting worse. Election law expert Rick Hasen discusses the report here. The good news? The […]

January 22, 2014